Anderson High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#516
College Readiness Index
46.5
Geometry Proficiency
3.8
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,031 Students
  • 120 Teachers

Anderson High School
8403 MESA DR
AUSTIN, TX 78759

Phone: (512) 414-2538

District: Austin Independent School District

Overview

Anderson High School is ranked 59th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Anderson High School is 56 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 45 percent. Anderson High School is 1 of 14 high schools in the Austin Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#516
State Rank
#59

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,031
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 45%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 25%
Full-Time Teachers 120

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 72%
Proficient in Geometry 96%
College Readiness Index 46.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 14
Total Students 20,073
Proficient in Reading (district average) 46%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 67%
College Readiness (district average) 29.6

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Nearby Schools

Anderson High School is 1 of 14 schools in the Austin Independent School District.

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